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Stan's Black Olives

Source: Professor Stan Kailis, University of Western Australia, Perth WA

Day 1 Wash in running water. Place in flat trays (large surface area) or plastic ice cream containers. Add boiling hot water and allow to soak for 24 hours.
Day 2 Remove cold water and add dry salt
Day 3 Onwards - mix well and keep adding dry salt
After about a week water comes out of the olives - pour off
Total salt = about 15% OF THE OLIVE WEIGHT IE 150 To 200 grams
Test - wash salt off olive and taste. When the salt has penetrate into the olive, wash off salt and add olive oil.